A selection of this week’s more interesting vulnerability disclosures and cyber security news. Looks like the year is ending with some IoT hell. Nice…. First off we have international news of drones keeping planes on the ground at a major airport causing total chaos with no idea how to deal with it:
IoT questions continue to replicate above answers with a added GDPR issue by Amazon. This is bad data handing practice, what I want to know is why do they still have a months worth of recordings when its claimed recordings are not kept?
- Amazon Sends 1,700 Alexa Voice Recordings to a Random Person The intimate recordings paint a detailed picture of a man’s life.
And then Logitech shoots its self, and 3rd parties in the foot:
More cheerful news on breaches and hackers resumes below:
- American bloke hauls US govt into court after border cops “cuffed him, demanded he unlock his phone at airport”
- PewDiePie Hackers Launch Second Printer Siege, According to Reports The hackers behind the attack said they have targeted 100,000 more printers in the latest attack dubbed #PrinterHack2.
- Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Open to IoT Attacks Flaws could allow an attacker to stop or start a home charging station, or even change the current in order to start a fire.
- Facebook Flaw Exposes Private Photos for 6.8M Users The bug allowed 1,500 apps built by 876 developers to view users’ unposted _draft_ photos.
Weekly Cyber Security News 21/12/2018